Lady Sylvia Hermon


Lady Sylvia Hermon was re-elected MP for North Down on May 7th 2015 with 17689 votes, taking 49.2% of the vote.

She was born on a farm in County Tyrone, and educated at Dungannon High School for Girls between 1967 and 1974

She attended Aberystwyth University 1974-1978 where she was top prize-winner in each year, graduating with a First Class Honours Degree in Law.

She then became law lecturer at Queen's University Belfast 1978-1988, specialising in European Community Law, Constitutional Law and International Law.

She has been Member of Parliament for North Down since 2001; the first woman to be returned to Westminster from Northern Ireland in almost 30 years.

Hobbies: Ornithology, swimming and fitness training, proof-reading and letter writing.


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11 August 1955




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